Zero Waste Packaging Lead

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #93
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Who We Are:

Fresh Prep is a fast-growing Vancouver meal-kit company that makes it easy to cook incredible meals in just 15-30 minutes. We do this by sourcing local ingredients for delicious recipes, which are then prepared in one of our two warehouses in East Vancouver and delivered to customers homes in reusable cooler bags. In 2018 and 2019, we were recognized by the Georgia Straight as Vancouver’s #1 meal kit and we recently became BCorp Certified!


We value Team Members who see themselves as part of our vision and mission, so check out our story to learn more.

Who You Are:

You take pride in putting in a hard day's work and value being rewarded for it. You value an organization that is doing good by its people, the planet, and building prosperity. If this sounds like you so far, below are some of the other characteristics of our current Team Members:

  • Ultra Reliable. Since we work in teams, we need team members who are engaged and seeking to contribute in a positive manner. Are you willing to show up on time and work hard?
  • Responsible. You’re a self-starter with the ability to work independently as needed. Can you be trusted to act without needing strict supervision?
  • Ready to Grow. Fresh Prep is a rapidly growing company and there are many opportunities for advancement. Are you looking to learn and grow with us?
  • Can Take Direction. You can follow instructions and complete tasks in a timely manner.

What You'll Be Doing:

The Packaging Support plays a pivotal role in ensuring the successful operation of the Packaging Department, which includes the following key criteria:


  • Budget & KPI’s

  • Operations Planning

  • Operational Aspects

  • People and Culture Management

  • Operational Excellence


At Fresh Prep, every day may be different! While we are currently in “growth mode”, things are becoming more and more streamlined. This means that your first day may not look like your third or your tenth, but each day you will be doing some of the following:

  • You will run the Zero Waste lines to package food items according to weekly recipe specifications 

  • You will be comfortable with machine set-ups, changeovers and troubleshooting.

  • You will ensure that Zero Waste Packaging Schedule targets and KPIs are being met consistently week after week

  • You will flag delays from the Packaging Schedule and Accuracy issues

  • You will coach people to get alignment with Packaging Schedule and Accuracy targets

  • You will ensure policies and procedures are adhered to consistently throughout the day

  • You will participate in incident investigations and corrective action

  • You will assist in maintaining a clean, food-safe production facility

What You Can Expect:

  • Extended benefits (including medical, dental, and life-insurance) after 90 days of full-time employment.

  • Free food! Full-time employees will receive a Fresh Prep meal plan after 90 days of employment.

  • Consistent weekly scheduling with paid breaks.

  • Career growth opportunities.

  • In house training for health and safety.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada